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William Hill make Daenerys Targaryen the favourite for the throne

SBC News William Hill make Daenerys Targaryen the favourite for the throne

With HBO’s Game of Thrones now into its sixth series and having sped past author’s George RR Martin’s original books, it’s anyone’s guess who will end up seated on the Iron Throne.  With the mammoth cult following of the show and book series leading to plenty of theories and predictions in its online fandom, bookmaker William Hill is allowing enthusiasts …

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Will Hill puts Manics at 4/1 to score a number one with Euro 2016 anthem

SBC News Will Hill puts Manics at 4/1 to score a number one with Euro 2016 anthem

You may have heard it by now, and if not head straight to Youtube because The Manic Street Preachers have debuted their official Wales Euros 2016 anthem titled ‘Stronger Together (C’Mon Wales)’. William Hill has priced them 4/1 to score a number one single with the track which includes the line ‘with Ashely William we can win any fight’ amongst plenty …

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William Hill looks to turnaround online decline following rough start to 2016

SBC News William Hill looks to turnaround online decline following rough start to 2016

William Hill’s 2016 woes continue as the operator reported a 3% decline in group net revenues for its unaudited 17 week trading update (period ending 26 April). A rough start to 2016, had seen the FTSE-listed operator revise its year financial guidance following a miserable week at Cheltenham 2016. Today William Hill governance stated that 2016 expectations remained at a …

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Scott Longley – Help the aged…the bookies’ demographic crunch

SBC News Scott Longley - Help the aged...the bookies’ demographic crunch

As the industry pushes forward with a higher emphasis  on omni-channel strategies Scott Longley examines why legacy bookmakers have to look to overturn the ageing demographic of their retail betting customer base. With a view of modernising its shops and retail points what can the industry learn from other sectors… Much of the to and fro in the submissions to …

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Sporting Index bolsters ESSA membership numbers

SBC News Sporting Index bolsters ESSA membership numbers

Sporting Index has joined ESSA, the regulated betting industry’s integrity body. By joining with Sporting Index, ESSA has added sports spread betting to its existing coverage of traditional fixed odds and pool betting markets. ESSA now has 19 members, and represents many of the major regulated international sports betting operators: the ABB, Betclic, Bet-at-Home, Betsson, Bet365, BetVictor, Betway, bwinparty, Digibet, …

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Odds aren’t too healthy for Jeremy Hunt

SBC News Odds aren't too healthy for Jeremy Hunt

With the first all out NHS junior doctors strike, there is much speculation about the fate of Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. David Cameron has publicly backed Hunt’s handling of junior doctors but a huge amount of these doctors, which it’s key to highlight includes any doctor below consultant or GP level, are not in agreement with the PM’s stance. Junior doctors …

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Obama’s intervention sees Boris’ Brexit bashed by bettors

SBC News Obama's intervention sees Boris' Brexit bashed by bettors

Despite the hubbub which preceded it the EU referendum campaign only officially got underway on Friday 15th April, but it was a certain US President’s input which has had perhaps the greatest effect on betting.  Barack Obama issued something of a warning regarding the difficulty of trade deals between the US and Britain should Brexit go ahead. He stated that deals would …

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